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Retirees enjoy Tai Chi exercise

 

March 12, 2020

Members of the community participate in an ancient Chinese tradition last Thursday at Mankato's Senior Center. Pictured ar (back row, from left) are Dale Park, Janis McDill, Betty Becker, Jeanie Blair, (middle row) Darlene Walker, (front row) Sharlene Kendall, Instructor - Lorelle Boxler and Barbara Peterson.

Tai Chi class has begun at Mankato's Senior Center on Thursday mornings for eight weeks. The classes are led by certified instructor, Lorelle Boxler, RN, BSN from the North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging, Inc. Abby Elkins, manager of the Senior Center, helped organize the program.

"It was kind of a mutual decision to have the classes. They asked if we would be interested in Tai Chi in our county, and I was excited for the opportunity to offer it here," said Elkins.

On the first day the class had 23 official participants, more than the agency had originally planned for. The larg...



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